Nabil Bentaleb's message on Twitter to Tottenham fans after loss

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Tottenham Hotspur midfielder vows to bounce back.

Algerian international midfielder Nabil Bentaleb admitted to being 'gutted' after Tottenham's loss at Chelsea.

For the second time in 2014, Spurs were outclassed by Jose Mourinho's side, performing only slightly better under Mauricio Pochettino than Tim Sherwood.

Spurs were 2-0 down after 22 minutes and went onto lose 3-0, with defender Jan Vertonghen turned inside out by Loic Remy late on.

Bentaleb took to Twitter after the loss, a rally cry for the team to recover at home against Crystal Palace at the weekend.

Bentaleb was making his third appearance in seven days after an injury had caused him to miss time, and was one of Tottenham's better players on the night.

He touched the ball 92 times, more than any Tottenham player, completing more passes than any other, refusing to shy away despite Chelsea's dominance.

The 20-year-old was criticised by some fans after his breakthrough after a dip in form as receiving preferential treatment from former head coach Tim Sherwood, but his form since returning has indicated this may well have been misplaced.

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